Swiss Top Cocaine Users

Swiss Cities Top Europe Survey for Traces of Cocaine

Thieves are still using ’secure’ bankin ...

Thieves are still using ’secure’ banking network to steal millions
Criminals used the SWIFT transfer system to steal $6 million from a Russian bank, after a similar heist hit Bangladesh in 2016.

Mexican authorities capture alleged boss of notorio ...

Mexican authorities capture alleged boss of notorious Zetas cartel in Mexico City
Mexican authorities have arrested the alleged leader of the Zetas drug cartel’s long one of the country’s most powerful and notoriously brutal criminal groups. Jose Maria Guizar Valencia, who is accused of overseeing an organization that traffics thousands of pounds of cocaine and methamphetamine…

$400K in diamonds stolen from car

$400K in diamonds stolen from car
Orlando police are investigating what could be a simple car burglary, or an elaborate diamond heist.

Feds questioned accused cocaine trafficker about Sh ...

Feds questioned accused cocaine trafficker about Sharpton, Diddy, Wyclef Jean…
When accused narcotics kingpin/hip-hop manager James Rosemond met last year with federal investigators to try and strike a cooperation agreement…

DEA moves against two Florida pharmacies, distribut ...

DEA moves against two Florida pharmacies, distributor over pill sales
Agents from the Drug Enforcement Agency raided two CVS pharmacies in central Florida over the weekend, removing controlled substances and suspending the stores’ ability to handle or distribute drugs such as painkillers oxycodone and hydrocodone.

Treasure hunter says he found $3B WWII wreck

Treasure hunter says he found $3B WWII wreck
A treasure hunter said he has located the wreck of a British merchant ship that was torpedoed by a German U-boat off Cape Cod during World War II while carrying what he claims was a load of platinum bars now worth more than $3 billion.

Homeland Security Wants To Spy On 4 Square Miles At ...

Homeland Security Wants To Spy On 4 Square Miles At Once
The Department of Homeland Security wants to take a cue from the military’s experience with wartime surveillance. It’s looking for a camera that can spy on four square miles — entire neighborhoods — at once, just like the military has. Only the people the military [...]

US offers $5M for Colombian drug lord

US offers $5M for Colombian drug lord
The U.S. government offers $5 million for information leading to the arrest or conviction of Colombian drug lord “Mechas.”

‘Blind mules’ ferry drugs, unaware

‘Blind mules’ ferry drugs, unaware
Some holders of a special pass from U.S. Customs and Border Protection are victims of a Mexican drug cartel smuggling plot, U.S. officials say.

Narco Wars Part 3

Narco Wars Part 3
CNN’s Kaj Larsen embeds with police operations that barely hold the line against powerful street gangs.

Megaupload story of Dotcom boom and bust

Megaupload story of Dotcom boom and bust
REUTERS - Among the roll-call of hip-hop artists and other celebrities plugging Megaupload.com’s digital storage services in an online promotional video, a cameo from the website’s founder would have gone unnoticed by many.

Thai police find 3.8 million methamphetamine pills

Thai police find 3.8 million methamphetamine pills
Police have seized 3.8 million methamphetamine tablets in Thailand’s largest drug bust in years.

US targets money laundering activity for cartels

US targets money laundering activity for cartels
WASHINGTON - The Obama administration has hit two men with sanctions for allegedly laundering money on behalf of…

Tweeting the word ‘drill’ could mean yo ...

Tweeting the word ‘drill’ could mean your Twitter account is read by government spies
The Department of Homeland Security could be watching Facebook and Twitter accounts for ‘danger’ words including ‘virus’, ‘illegal immigrant’ and ‘drill’ - and then seeking out the ‘real’ identity of posters

Argentina hunts snake smugglers

Argentina hunts snake smugglers
Argentina investigates a suspected animal trafficking ring after a man tries to carry nearly 250 snakes and other animals onto a plane bound for Spain.

Radio Zeta: How Mexico’s Drug Cartels Stay Ne ...

Radio Zeta: How Mexico’s Drug Cartels Stay Networked
Forget about making drug deals on your cellphone. When you’re part of the Zetas, one of Mexico’s violent drug cartels, you have your own encrypted radio network to move your deadly product. And Mexican soldiers and cops aren’t able to get Radio Zeta off the airwaves.

Mexico troops discover 13 bodies

Mexico troops discover 13 bodies
Mexican troops discover 13 bodies of suspected victims of violence between rival drug cartels in the north-eastern state of Tamaulipas.

Gangster in Italy Arrested After 16-Year Manhunt

Gangster in Italy Arrested After 16-Year Manhunt
The capture of Michele Zagaria, a powerful leader in the Camorra crime organization, was regarded as major victory for the police.

Police: 14 killed in Juarez attacks

Police: 14 killed in Juarez attacks
Authorities in this violence-plagued border city Thursday were investigating a series of attacks the day before that left 14 people dead, including four people who were slain aboard an ambulance.

Is this stuff cocaine?

The technology is painstakingly precise.
“We’re trying to detect a grain of cocaine dissolved in a swimming pool”

Herbal supplement kratom contains opioids, regulato ...

U.S. health authorities say an herbal supplement promoted as an alternative pain remedy contains the same chemicals found in opioids…

European bank caught laundering Mexican drug money

European bank caught laundering Mexican drug money
Rabobank will pay a $368 million fine to the U.S. government after admitting it processed millions of illicit funds from Mexican drug trade.

Trafficking Uranium in Bolivia

Uranium in Bolivia
Since Bolivia does not produce uranium, Perez said, authorities assume the consignment originated in either of two neighboring countries that do: Brazil or Chile.

Third Mexican general detained

Third Mexican general detained
The Mexican army detains General Ricardo Escorcia Vargas, after putting two other officers under house arrest for alleged links with a drug cartel.

Top Colombian warlord arrested in Venezuela

Top Colombian warlord arrested in Venezuela
Venezuela says it has arrested on murder and drug trafficking charges the last major Colombian far-right paramilitary warlord still at large.

Print you own counterfeit trainers: Is 3D piracy cl ...

Print you own counterfeit trainers: Is 3D piracy closer than we think?
‘Stealing’ trainers by downloading a blueprint then covertly printing out a ‘copy’ at home may seem like the work of science fiction - but a site already offers the blueprints, and printers already exist

Mexican strike on Sinaloa cartel

Mexican strike on Sinaloa cartel
Soldiers in Mexico arrest alleged members of the powerful Sinaloa drug cartel and kill one of its regional leaders, Luis Alberto Cabrera Sarabria.

Marijuana: World’s first cannabis-based presc ...

Marijuana: World’s first cannabis-based prescription drug to relieve cancer pain could soon hit U.S pharmacies
A British company is conducting landmark trials which could see a mouth spray derived from cannabis that eases cancer pain approved by the FDA by the end of 2013

Narco Wars Part 1

Narco Wars Part 1
CNN’s Kaj Larsen embeds with police operations that barely hold the line against powerful street gangs.

13 killed, 8 at funeral, in violent Mexico state

13 killed, 8 at funeral, in violent Mexico state
Police say eight men were killed in an attack on a funeral in a rural area of Guerrero, part of a death toll of 13 over the weekend in the southern state plagued by drug violence.

Filmmaker focuses on violence in Mexico in document ...

Filmmaker focuses on violence in Mexico in documentary
AUSTIN — Filmmaker Charlie Minn didn�t originally plan to make a film about the surging violence in Ciudad Ju�rez, where the death toll related to drug violence has surpassed 10,000 since 2007. But after an initial 2009 stop on the border for…

Bolivia signs anti-drug agreement

Bolivia signs anti-drug agreement
Bolivia signs an agreement with the US and Brazil for technical assistance to help reduce the production of illegal cocaine.

Head of ‘Blondies’ cartel arrested in M ...

Head of ‘Blondies’ cartel arrested in Mexico City
Federal police say one of the United States’ most-wanted drug traffickers has been arrested at Mexico City’s airport.

Dough! smuggler at JFK

Dough! smuggler at JFK
The money was funny, but the criminal charges are no laughing matter. A Colombian woman was busted at JFK with nearly $300,000 of counterfeit US currency in her luggage, federal officials said yesterday. Karol Andrea Chilito Solarte, 29, who flew here from Medellin, was arrested on Dec. 15 after…

Mexican hit man a hit

Mexican hit man a hit
After 20 years in which he killed, tortured and kidnapped for a Mexican drug cartel, a sicario hit man tells all in the documentary El Sicario, Room 164. The unnamed mans gruesome confession pours forth in a nondescript motel room No. 164, to be exact along the US-Mexican border…

Aide to top drug lord arrested in Mexico

Aide to top drug lord arrested in Mexico
A security chief for Mexico’s most wanted drug lord is arrested in Sinaloa. CNN’s Rafael Romo reports.

Colombia seizes 300 kilos of cocaine off Caribbean ...

Colombia seizes 300 kilos of cocaine off Caribbean coast
Colombia’s Navy says it has seized more than 300 kilos of cocaine on a peninsula close to the Caribbean coastal city of Cartagena.

Man had 2kg of coke in stomach

Man had 2kg of coke in stomach
BRITISH man caught in Brazil trying to smuggle two-kilo coke haul worth �300k in belly

VIDEO: Who is winning Mexico’s drugs war?

VIDEO: Who is winning Mexico’s drugs war?
Where do Mexican cartels get their guns and their money from?